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GoForLaw.com has adopted a set of information management policies, which constitute the Privacy Policy for this Web Site. This Privacy Policy has been developed with the recognition that Internet technologies are rapidly evolving, and that underlying business models are still not established. Accordingly, this Policy is subject to change. Any such changes will be posted on this page. Your continued use of this Web Site, 30 days following the posting of changes to this Pirvacy Policy, shall mean that you accept those changes. GoForLaw.com is not responsible for the content or the privacy policies of web sites to which it may link.

What information does GoForLaw.com gather and/or track about you?

Registration: When you register to receive free services from this Web Site, GoForLaw.com may require that you supply your full name, e-mail address, and demographic information (for example, whether you are an attorney and what type of entity you work for, or what State you live in). Customers who register must agree to the Terms and Conditions of Use for use of this Web Site.

Premium Services: GoForLaw.com's premium services may use an order form for you to subscribe to the premium content on this Web Site. We collect a customer's contact information and agreement to any special terms (usually a checkbox that must be marked), and in some cases credit card information to bill the subscriber for these optional services (see below).

Anonymous Information: GoForLaw.com may also gather anonymous information, which may be used by GoForLaw.com or shared with third parties. This is information which does not personally identify you, but which may be helpful for marketing purposes or for improving the services we offer. Generally this information is collected through "traffic data" and may entail the use of "cookies," "IP addresses," or other numeric codes used to identify a computer.

Cookies: GoForLaw.com employs cookies to recognize you and your access privileges on this Web Site, as well as to track site usage. Subscribers who do not accept cookies from the domain may not be able to access some areas of the Web Site. For detailed information about our use of cookies, please contact us at info@goforlaw.com.

We may use an advertising server developed by a third party to display ads on our site. Some of these ads may contain cookies that are set by third parties (i.e., advertising agencies or advertising clients). We do not have access to these cookies or any information that they may contain. Acceptance of cookies from domains other than GoForLaw.com is optional.

IP Addresses: GoForLaw.com also logs IP addresses for systems administration, statistical analysis and troubleshooting purposes. (Your IP address indicates the location of your computer on the Internet.) We do not log IP addresses to track your session, nor do we link IP addresses to anything personally identifiable.

Credit Card Information: If you use a credit card to pay for a GoForLaw.com premium subscription, we will continue to charge your account for the length of the subscription term or until you cancel. If you give us credit card information for any other purpose or to pay for any other type of purchase, it will be used one time only to fulfill the order. GoForLaw.com may store your credit card information for these purposes.

Forums: If you choose to participate or post messages in GoForLaw.com's Forums, we will collect such information about you as you choose to disclose. The Forums are intended for general educational purposes only, do not constitute or are intended to be legal advice on any specific matter, and do not create an attorney-client relationship between you and GoForLaw.com (or any attorneys participating in the discussion thread). There is no confidentiality in chat or discussion forums, and any information that you post may be seen by others. The Forums may be used only for non-commercial purposes. You may not post any material concerning promotion, advertising or solicitation for goods or services. From time to time, the Forums may be monitored by GoForLaw.com in order to maintain professional decorum and to prevent prohibited uses of the Forums. GoForLaw.com reserves the right (but is not obligated) to remove any material, message or discussion thread that is, in the sole judgment of GoForLaw.com, inappropriate. For more information about the Forums, please review our Terms and Conditions of Use or contact GoForLaw.com at info@goforlaw.com.

Other Information You or Others Provide: If you use a third-party service co-branded by GoForLaw.com, the third-party service provider may provide information about you to GoForLaw.com. If you send GoForLaw.com personal correspondence, such as e-mails or letters, or if other users or third parties send correspondence to GoForLaw.com about your activities or postings on this Web Site, GoForLaw.com may collect such information into a file specific to you. GoForLaw.com may ask you to fill out and submit a web form for processing in connection with the use of this Web Site (for example, in using the "Ask a Lawyer" service). Any information that you provide will be compiled and stored for transmission to the intended recipients and confirmation of your selection/request.

What does GoForLaw.com do with the information it gathers and/or tracks?

Statistical Analysis and Banner Advertising: GoForLaw.com may perform statistical analyses of user behavior in order to measure interest in the various areas of our Web Site (for product development purposes) and to inform advertisers as to how many consumers have seen or "clicked" their advertising banners. GoForLaw.com also uses demographic information to allow advertising banners on our Web Site to be targeted, in aggregate, to the readers for whom they are most pertinent. This means that readers see advertising that is most likely to interest them, and advertisers send their messages to people who are most likely to be receptive, improving both the viewer's experience and the effectiveness of the ads. In this statistical analyses and banner advertisement targeting, we will disclose information to third parties only in aggregate form. Personal information about you as an individual subscriber or registrant will not be provided to any third party, except when we have your permission or under special circumstances, as described below.

E-Mail: Using the e-mail addresses provided at registration, GoForLaw.com periodically sends promotional e-mail to its subscribers about services offered by GoForLaw.com and its advertisers in the form of a "Newsletter." GoForLaw.com may also contact you regarding account status, changes to the subscriber agreement or any policies, to confirm registration, or to advise of any new or additional services or products we provide.

Occasionally, GoForLaw.com shares data collected about subscribers with other units within the GoForLaw.com group of companies or third parties whose products or services we feel may be of interest to you. Many of our subscribers find mail or e-mail promotions valuable, whether they are shopping for merchandise, taking advantage of a special offer or purchasing unique services. If you prefer not to receive promotional materials from companies outside of the GoForLaw.com group, please see the "Opting Out" provision below.

Data Security: To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the appropriate use of information, we have put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to protect the information we collect online.

With whom does GoForLaw.com share the information it gathers and/or tracks?

GoForLaw.com shares the information it gathers, in aggregate form, with advertisers and other partners. We do not release personal information about you as an individual to third parties, except when we have your permission or under special circumstances. It is our policy to respect the privacy of all registered users and guests. Therefore, in addition to the privacy of registration data, we will not monitor, edit, or disclose the contents of a user's or guest's e-mail, unless required in the course of normal maintenance of this Web Site and its systems, or unless required by law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to: (1) comply with the law or comply with legal process served on GoForLaw.com or its owners/operators; (2) protect and defend the rights or property of GoForLaw.com or its owners/operators; or (3) act in an emergency to protect the personal safety of our users, guests or the public.

GoForLaw.com will provide you with all of your personal information provided at registration upon request. This information will only be sent to the e-mail address on file for the subscriber ID associated with it.

Special Note about privacy on the internet:
Due to the existing regulatory environment, we cannot ensure that all of your private communications and other personal information will never be disclosed in ways not otherwise described in this Privacy Policy. By way of example (without limiting the foregoing), we may be forced to disclose personal information to the government or third parties under certain circumstances, third parties may unlawfully intercept or access transmissions or private communications, or users may abuse or misuse your personal information that they collect from this Web Site. Therefore, although we use industry standard practices to protect your privacy, we do not promise, and you should not expect, that your personal information or private communications will always remain private. There is no way to guarantee absolute privacy or security on this Web Site, or anywhere on the internet, and you should be careful with all information you provide or choose to disclose.

Special Note About Children: Children are not eligible to use GoForLaw.com's services, and we ask that minors not submit any personal information to us. If you are a minor, you may use this service only with a parent or guardian.

Opting-Out, Corrections and Cancellations: Upon reasonable request, GoForLaw.com will (a) remove you and your personal information from our database, thereby canceling your registration; (b) correct personal information that you state is erroneous; or (c) permit you to "opt out" of further e-mail contact (excepting notification of major changes to the service) while still allowing access to this Web Site. To request a correction or cancellation, contact us at info@goforlaw.com.


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